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Compound Monocular Microscope by Cary

Inventory Number: 10134
Object Type: microscope
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number:
Brief Description: The flat, folding tripod foot supports a tapered cylindrical pillar with a compass joint supporting the square sectioned limb. The body tube screws into an arm attached to the top of the limb. The stage has a keyhole slot and a pinhole. It is racked up and down on the limb for focusing. A sleeve at the lower end of the limb holds the plano-concave mirror in a horseshoe mount.
Primary Inscriptions: "CARY LONDON" on the stage
Provenance: RMS Collection
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
480 25 mm

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